Health Department Orders No Indoor Or Outdoor Visitations To Long Term Care And Assisted Living Facilities

(BEDFORD) – Under the order of Dr. Alan Smith M.D., Health Officer for Lawrence County, there will be no indoor or outdoor visitation in Long Term Care facilities or Assisted Living Facilities.

This order begins today, Tuesday, October 20, 2020, and will end on Wednesday, November 4, 2020.

This order is due to a continued increase in positive COVID-19 cases In Lawrence County, Dr. Simth says.

This order is for the protection of the residents and may be extended if positive cases continue to increase in Lawrence County.